Program Director of the Chancellors Leadership Class (CLC) & UCCSlead

Colorado Springs, CO
May 20, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
Presidents & Chancellors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

TheUniversityof Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home toover 12,400 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students. UCCS is among thefastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked as one ofthe top Western regional universities by U.S. News & World Report. ColoradoSprings, (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers manyrecreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News andWorld Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

TheProgram Director of the Chancellor’s Leadership Class (CLC) and UCCSlead provides direction and leadershipfor CLC in working with and recruiting students, planning and administeringclass curriculum, cultivating community advisory board relationships andscholarship fundraising efforts, and general management of the program.  The position is also responsible forparticipation in the development and advancement of an additional leadershipcommunity, UCCSlead, which identitiesand builds participation from on-campus students as well as student groups byidentifying potential student leaders from the broad and diverse studentpopulation.  The Program Director willwork closely with Student Success divisional staff as well as other campusunits in the coordination of programming to be offered throughout the academicyear for the UCCSlead certificateprogram.  The Program Director will bedirectly responsible for delivering academic curriculum and extracurricularprogramming for this second group which will include identifying and schedulingleadership certificate workshops, as well as serving as the lead facilitator,while training and scheduling additional program facilitators.  Willingness to work independently duringvariable hours, including evenings and weekends.

Job Duties
  • Programdevelopment and delivery for CLC and additional core leadership certificategroup, UCCSlead
  • Meetwith CLC scholars individually and in small groups each semester to discussprogress toward leadership goals and satisfaction with the program
  • IntegrateCLC program into the broader UCCS community as a top priority
  • Providestudent support as needed by promoting and assisting students to serve inleadership roles on the UCCS campus, connect students to resources on campusand in the community, and write letters of recommendation for various awards,scholarships, graduate programs, and career opportunities
  • Planningand coordination of annual CLC orientation/retreat, as well as a mid-yearmini-retreat
  • Deliveryof curriculum and programming and all activities related to the continuationand further development of leadership programs and related student groups
  • Workwith the Senior Executive Director of Student Life and Assessment, ViceChancellor for Student Success, CLC community advisory board, UCCS AdvancementOffice, UCCS Alumni Office, and faculty to provide for continued development ofthe program to include but not limited to cultivating CLC community advisoryboard relationships and scholarship fundraising efforts
  • Communicatewith constituency groups regarding on-going development of programs
  • Recruitmentfor programs and oversight of the annual CLC scholarship application process,review, on-campus interview day, and selection
  • Assessmentof programs and collaboration with Student Success Directors and other staff toreach divisional goals
  • Trackingof student participation and learning; alignment with professional studentleadership standards and divisional and university initiatives
  • Participateas an active, collaborative member of the Student Life department, adjoiningwith objectives, strategies, and outcomes, while regularly attending departmentstaff meetings, events, trainings, and functions
  • Budget management to include authority,oversight, and advancement of the CLC endowment, annual scholarship fundraisingcampaign, grant applications,sponsorships, and contracts, among other responsibilities such as staffing,programming, and reconciling expenses
  • Identificationof appropriate speakers, presentations, and activities in coordination withother Student Success staff and faculty and scheduling, coordination andmarketing of programs to a broad university community
  • Collaboratewith the Colorado Leadership Alliance (CLA), attend CLA meetings, plan,coordinate, and participate in the annual CLA Summit
  • Exposureto or knowledge of development and fundraising
  • Exposureto working with advisement committees, planning groups, and community boards
  • Expectedto work independently during variable hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Supervisionof student employees
  • Otherduties as assigned
 Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Experiencein leadership training and programming
  • Abilityto multi-task, work independently, coordinate detailed events, and supervisestudents
  • Commitmentto solution-focused decision making, teamwork, and positive student outcomes
  • Abilityto solve complex problems and follow-through on tasks
  • Strongverbal and written communication practices a must
  • Effectiveinterpersonal skills and the capability of fostering positive relationshipswith a variety of stakeholder groups to include students, community members,alumni, staff, and faculty

This position has beendetermined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair LaborStandards Act (FLSA). 
Salary Range:  $60,000 - $70,000
The University of Colorado, ColoradoSprings offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, islocated at   

 The University of Colorado iscommitted to providing a safe and productive learning, living and workingcommunity. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct backgroundinvestigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment.Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and whenappropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check. 

QualificationsMinimum Requirements
  • ABachelor’s Degree
  • Fouror more years of experience in leadership training and/or developing studentprogramming, working with student groups, and supervising students.

  • Master’sdegree preferred in Student Affairs, Education, Business, Counseling, PublicRelations or related field
  • Experienceworking with advisement committees, planning groups, and boards
  • Knowledgeof leadership development theory
  • Teachingand student management experience
  • Supervisionexperience
  • Developmentand fundraising experience
  • Alumniengagement experience

Job Category: Student Services
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: May 16, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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